Virgilio Ranzato (May 7, 1882 in Venice – April 20, 1937 in Como) was an Italian composer and violinist.
Virgilio Ranzato began his career firstly as violin player on the Conservatory in Venezia and Milan. Later he studied musical composition as well. Than he worked mostly as chamber music player or conductor. From around 1910 he worked mostly as a composer, and besides others he wrote an opera Campane di guerra (1933, Milan), and several operettas. Ranzato served as concertmaster for the LaScala Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini. He made several recordings on the Pathe label.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 7th, 1882 (Venice), Died April 20th, 1937 (Como)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1927
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-37559||10-in.||1/21/1927||Fox trot de las campanillas||Orquesta Internacional||Orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||10848||10-in.||between 1903 and 1914||Edison marcia||National Guards Band||Band||composer|
|Brunswick||E23331-E23332||10-in.||5/26/1927||Fox trot della luna||Gilda Mignonette||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||11308b||10-in.||1908||Wanda : Mazurka||Orquesta Ranzato||Orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||13839b||10-in.||11/5/1909||Valse des diamants||Banda Municipale di Milano||Band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ranzato, Virgilio," accessed September 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108115.
Ranzato, Virgilio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108115.
"Ranzato, Virgilio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 September 2021.
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